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The Prelinger Library is a private research library open to the public, located in downtown San Francisco. Its collections encompass some 50,000 books, periodical volumes and printed ephemera. The Prelinger Library is currently curating this online collection of public domain materials in key subject areas.

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North American review and miscellaneous journal
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City planning
71
Children's literature
69
Social problems
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Motion pictures in education
63
United States -- Social conditions Periodicals
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survey associates
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american telephone and telegraph company
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dodge, mary mapes, 1830-1905
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mcgraw-hill
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national municipal league
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society of motion picture engineers
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"Notes and sources": p. [575]-603
Topics: Capitalism, Consumption (Economics), Unemployed -- United States, Communism -- United States 1917-,...
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Topic: Birds -- North America
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by Encyclopedia Britannica Company
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Submarine Mines to Tom-Tom
Topic: Arts, Sciences, Literature, and General Information
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by International Association of Chiefs of Police
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"A directory of national, state and provincial, county and municipal police and other criminal justice agencies and their executive personnel in the United States, Canada and principal foreign countries."
Topics: Police, Law enforcement
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by Michelon, Leno Ceno, 1918-
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Topic: Trailer camps
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by Lustig, Lillie S, ed; Sondheim, S. Claire, joint ed; Rensel, Sarah, joint ed
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Topics: Cookery, American -- Southern states., cbk
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by Gammage, Allen Z
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Includes bibliography
Topics: Police reports, Report writing
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Topics: Bernays, Edward L., 1891-, Public opinion -- Bilbiography.
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by General efficiency company, San Francisco. [from old catalog]
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Topics: Police, Detectives, Sheriffs, Constables
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by Smith, Eugene Waldo, 1905-
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Ships -- Registers, Steamboats
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by Spivak, John L. (John Louis), b. 1897
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Topics: Secret service -- Germany, Propaganda, German
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by Brinton, Willard Cope, 1880-
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Topic: Graphic methods
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Description based on: Sept. 1944
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by Taylor, Frederick Winslow, 1856-1915
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Topic: Industrial efficiency
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by Tuskegee Institute. Dept. of Records and Research
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Includes bibliographies
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Topic: African Americans
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Topic: Palmistry
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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"The present work is based upon my Book of camping and woodcraft, which appeared in 1906."--Pref
Topics: Camping, Outdoor life
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by National Electrical Manufacturers Association
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Topics: Electricity -- History, Electric engineering -- History
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by Collins, John M., 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topic: Military geography
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by American Library Association. Committee on Resources of American Libraries; Library of Congress
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by New York (N.Y.). Police Dept
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Title from cover
Topics: New York (N.Y.). Police Dept, Police, Police
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called v.
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by Northeast Historic Film (Organization)
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Topics: Northeast Historic Film (Organization), Motion pictures -- Preservation Maine Bucksport
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Topics: Military science -- Film catalogs, Audio-visual materials -- Catalogs
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by Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Texas
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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Bibliographical references in "Acknowledgment" (5th prelim. leaf)
Topic: Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)
"Books about New York": p. [625]-635
Topics: African Americans -- New York (State) New York, New York (N.Y.) -- Guidebooks, Harlem (New York,...
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by Delineator Home Institute. Delineator cook book; Berolzheimer, Ruth
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Topics: Cookery, American, Cookery, cbk
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Louisiana Writers' Project; Saxon, Lyle, 1891-1946; Dreyer, Edward; Tallant, Robert, 1909-1957
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Topics: Folklore -- Louisiana, Louisiana -- Social life and customs
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by Dilling, Elizabeth Kirkpatrick, 1894-1966
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Topics: Communism -- United States 1917- [from old catalog], Socialism -- United States, Socialists --...
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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Topic: 8.25
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by Institute of Traffic Engineers; Evans, Henry King
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Includes bibliographies
Topics: Traffic engineering, Traffic accidents
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by Library of Congress. Copyright Office
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[Catalog of copyright entries: cumulative series]
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Topic: Motion pictures
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Library of Congress; Library of Congress. Catalog Maintenance Division
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Compiled and edited by the Catalog Maintenance Division
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Federal Writers' Project. Ohio
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"Bibliographical note": p. [395]
Topics: Cincinnati (Ohio) -- Industries, Cincinnati (Ohio) -- History
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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by Federal Writers' Project of the Works Progress Administration of Northern California
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 694-698) and index
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Topics: Automobile travel -- California Guidebooks, Automobile travel -- Guidebooks, California --...
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by Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, 1898-; Foster, Vera Chandler; Hughes, William Hardin, b. 1881
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Bibliography: p. 635-684
Topics: Blacks, African Americans
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by Washburn-Crosby Co
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Topic: Recipes
Topics: United States. Committee on public information. [from old catalog], World War, 1914-1918 -- Public...
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by Chandler, Anna Curtis; Cypher, Irene Fletcher, 1905- joint author
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Topic: Audio-visual education
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by Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Company
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"February 1955."
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Topic: Telephone
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion pictures
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by Leonard, V. A. (Vivian Anderson)
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Bibliography: p. 556-572
Topics: Police -- United States, Communication and traffic -- United States
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by Writers' Program. California
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"A selected reading list": p. 501-504
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Topics: San Francisco (Calif.) -- Guidebooks, San Francisco Bay Area (Calif.)
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Imprint varies -Aug. 1968: Wheaton, Ill. : Brookhill Division, Ojibway Press
Topic: Motion Pictures
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by Johnston, William Allen, 1876- ed
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Topics: Motion pictures., Actors., Actresses.
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by Work, Monroe Nathan; Guzman, Jessie Parkhurst, b. 1898
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Topic: African Americans -- Periodicals
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Formerly included in the Library's Author catalog and its Subject catalog
Topics: Motion pictures, Filmstrips
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by Hawes, Elizabeth, 1903-1971
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Topics: Fashion, Clothing and dress, Costume design
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At head of title: The Library of Congress catalogs
Topic: Catalogs, Union
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by California. Legislature. Senate. Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities
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Fifth report accompanied by supplement with title: Final report
Topics: Communism -- California, Fascism -- California, Subversive activities -- California
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From February 13 to August 6, 1864. Including No. 251 to No. 276
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by H.W. Wilson Company; SilverPlatter Information, Inc
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Abstract bulletin of the Institute of Paper Chemistry
Topics: Engineering, Technology, Industrial arts
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Issues for Sept. 1956-Dec. 1967 called also whole no. 344-471
Topics: Motion pictures in education, Audio-visual education
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by Writers' Program (U.S.). California
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Topic: Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Guidebooks
The time capsule.--A key to the English language, by J. P. Harrington.--Vocabulary of high-frequency English.--Seeking metallic substances beneath the ground, by Sherwin Kelly.--Determination of latitude and longitude, By C. L. Garner and C. H. Swick.--Messages for the future from noted men of our time
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Topic: Nineteen thirty-nine, A.D
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by United States. Office of Civil Defense
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Topics: Civil defense, Radioactive fallout, Radioactivity, Civil Defense, Radiation Protection, Radioactive...
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by Writers' program. Oregon
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Topics: Oregon., Oregon -- Guidebooks
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by Hill, Roland L., 1904-
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Topics: Hotels, Restaurants, North America -- Description and travel, Africa, North -- Description and...
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by Kelly, Harold Caleb
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Bibliography: p. 182-184
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Topic: Clocks and watches